Progressive Tuscan and Florentine Dinner Crawl

Start your vacation right in Florence with a small-group (8 max) progressive dinner crawl. Italian aperitivo, fresh handmade pasta, sommelier selected wine, social feasting on Florence's famous steak (bistecca fiorentina) and artisan gelato- this is Florence's true movable feast. Progressively dine through local-approved restaurants in one night, adding up to 4 leisurely stops with casual sightseeing in between guided tastings. This unique dinner crawl is led by our team of curated culinary wine experts in small-groups as to provide an authentic, fun & social experience (and never sticking out as a large tourist group). You'll gain an in-depth taste into the culinary repertoire of Florence and Tuscany with top notch wine to match.  Only high quality, non-touristy venues are selected and are frequented by locals in the know. Perfect for food loving travelers who have a limited time in Florence! Indulge in a social eating experience under 5 star care at the city's most cherished restaurants.

Highlights:

  • All stops developed,  reviewed & approved by local food writer & critic, Coral Sisk
  • Tours led by a curated team of experts (food writers, sommeliers, culinary instructors, etc)  
  • Small group experience in exclusive locales, never rushed 
  • 4 stops and courses: each at a difference venue with unique character
  • Dashes of iconic landmarks and neighborhood strolling in-between 
  •  Italian Aperitivo kick-off*
  • Traditional Pasta Tasting: ravioli, pici and more with wine*
  • Feast on the locally sourced Florentine Steak/Bistecca Fiorentina, discover what is "Chianina" (wine included)
  • Learn about Florence (and Tuscany's) culinary landscape 
  • End with wholly artisanal gelato

Start time: 5:30pm Days: Mon-Thurs and Sun (Fri & Sat are available with a cost supplement) Duration: 3.5/4 hrs Inclusions: All food stops listed (4: Italian aperitivo kick-off, pasta tasting, Florentine steak with seasonal sides, gelato) alcoholic beverages at each dining stop, cover charges and knowledgeable, friendly bilingual guide. Group Cost: €105 per person Private Cost: Please Inquire. Cost depends on group size and request.  Not included: Travel insurance, transport, gratuities, additional wine and trip cancellation insurance. Optional Add-Ons: Fine wine pairings- ideal for wine enthusiasts, cost of bottle(s) to be paid separately during the tour

* For those who prefer to avoid cocktails, you can substitute a glass of wine. Light snacks traditional to Italian Aperitivo will be included (i.e. farmstead cheeses/meats and savory finger foods.) Pasta type included on the tour will depend on season and chef's selection. 

Additional Notes:

We can accommodate virtually any food lifestyle.  Just let us know how we can help. If you would like to start later or earlier than the times listed OR have a party larger than 6, please send us an inquiry via REQUEST PRIVATE EXPERIENCE. We quote in EU€ but process all payments in USD (no commissions added) plus online merchant/ticketing fees.

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